Anesthesia is a work of modern medicine. It helps patients undergo otherwise painful surgeries and medical procedures as well as manage severe pain. If anesthesia is not handled or administered properly, however, a patient can be severely harmed. If you were injured due to an anesthesia error, our experienced team could help.

At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C., our lawyers could examine your case to determine if you have a claim and help you seek compensation for your injuries. We have dedicated over 30 years to helping patients seek justice for their injuries. Our firm has helped victims recover millions of dollars in damages.

We are available seven days a week and work diligently to hold the negligent party accountable for their actions and behavior. Our Brooklyn anesthesia error lawyers have the tools and resources available to help patients seek justice after being hurt by negligent medical professionals. Speak to one of our dedicated malpractice lawyers today to learn more.

What Types of Damages Can Be Recovered in Anesthesia Cases?

Damages refers to the monetary reward someone receives due to the losses they suffered. Injured patients may be eligible to recover damages for items such as:

  • Lost wages
  • Present and future medical bills
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Emotional distress
  • Pain and suffering

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. could help those injured due to an anesthesia error determine the type of damages they may be eligible to receive.

Holding Multiple Parties Liable

Anesthesiologists may not be the only parties responsible for injuries and damages to a patient. Several defendants could be named in an anesthesia error lawsuit including:

  • The hospital or surgical center
  • The surgeon
  • Other medical staff members
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical equipment manufacturers

If a case goes to trial, a jury determines the degree of liability each named defendant carries. In some cases, not every defendant will be found liable.

Can a Lawyer Help Settle Anesthesia Error Cases?

Settlements are an alternate resolution to ending a legal claim. Instead of taking the case before a jury, both sides could settle the case. The attorney for the defendant and the plaintiff’s attorney could negotiate the terms including the amount of compensation the plaintiff should receive in order to end the lawsuit. Settlements can be completed through communication via phone and email or in a mediation session.

If the plaintiff agrees to a settlement, they also agree to not bring a civil action for the situation again. The ultimate decision to settle the lawsuit is with the plaintiff. Our Brooklyn anesthesia error lawyers are experienced in guiding patients throughout the entire legal process, including during settlement negotiations.

Compassionate Legal Guidance from a Brooklyn Anesthesia Error Attorney

Anesthesia errors are serious and could be life-threatening. If you or your loved one experienced an anesthesia error in Brooklyn, speak with a law firm knowledgeable in handling all types of anesthesia cases.

At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C., we are dedicated to helping our clients when others have failed. Many anesthesia error victims do not realize that their right to file a lawsuit may be limited to a specific amount of time by New York law. If you put off filing a claim, you may lose your right to seek compensation. We are available seven days a week by email, phone, and in-person. Reach out for your no-obligation legal consultation with a Brooklyn anesthesia error lawyer today.

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